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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
608 AM MDT Sat Apr 20 2019

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-211215-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
608 AM MDT Sat Apr 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Very dry and windy conditions will result in critical red flag
fire conditions across the area this afternoon. Wind speeds will
range from 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Locally stronger
winds may occur along east slopes of area mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Dry and windy conditions will occur again on Sunday with critical
red flag fire conditions expected in the afternoon. Monday will be
a relatively quiet weather day. A combination of a deep low
pressure system and a strong cold front will generate a chance of
showers and thunderstorms for Tuesday and Wednesday where small
hail and strong outflow winds will be possible. Dry and warm
weather will occur Thrusday and Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Lundeen



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
714 AM MDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.An upper level disturbance will move across southern New Mexico
on Saturday bringing with it gusty west-southwest winds. Above
normal temperatures will combine with very dry air with relative
humidities falling into the single digits to lower teens to create
critical fire weather conditions.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-202030-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0008.190420T2000Z-190421T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
714 AM MDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES...

* WIND...West-southwest at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...6 to 12 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...Portions of southwest New Mexico along and west
  of the Rio Grande.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

Dennhardt



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